Game of Thrones, Jane Lynch win at Creative Arts Emmy Awards

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'GAME of Thrones' and 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' were among the winners at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards last night.

The Television Academy handed out some early gongs in Los Angeles - ahead of next week's Primetime Emmy Awards - and the HBO fantasy drama collected three awards, including Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series.

'American Horror Story' took home various technical awards for costuming, hairstyling, prosthetics and make-up.

Former 'Glee' star Jane Lynch won Outstanding Host for a Reality Show for fronting 'Hollywood Game Night'.

Several acting nominees were also dished out at the awards, which act as a prelude to the big televised Emmy Awards on September 20, with Reg E. Cathey winning Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for 'House of Cards'. 'The Americans' star Margo Martindale won the Guest Actress award.

On the comedy side of things, Bradley Whitford was awarded Outstanding Guest Actor for Amazon's 'Transparent', while Joan Cusack won Outstanding Guest Actress for 'Shameless'.

HBO was also a big winner on the night as Queen Latifah's 'Bessie' won Outstanding Television Movie, 'The Jinx' won Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series and 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' won Outstanding Interactive Program.

67th Creative Arts Emmy Awards - selected winners:

  • Outstanding Structured Reality Program: 'Shark Tank'
  • Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program: 'Deadliest Catch'
  • Outstanding Television Movie: 'Bessie'
  • Outstanding Variety Special: 'Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special'
  • Outstanding International Series or Special: 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown'
  • Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series: 'The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst'
  • Outstanding Interactive Program: 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'
  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Bradley Whitford, 'Transparent'
  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Joan Cusack, 'Shameless'
  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Reg E. Cathey, 'House of Cards'
  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Margo Martindale, 'The Americans'
  • Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series: 'Veep'
  • Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series: 'Game of Thrones'
  • Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program: Jane Lynch, 'Hollywood Game Night'

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